Written By: Ken Bordfeld, PT , Clinical Director, SportsCare Eatontown What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It is characterized by the breakdown of joint cartilage. Joint cartilage is the stiff resilient tissue on both sides of your joints that protects underlying bone. It is primarily composed
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Written By: Giulia Vitolo, Pediatric Occupational Therapist Sensory Processing Disorder is described as inefficiencies with processing and modulation of sensory input. Therefore, the nervous system requires an increased amount of input and sensory experiences throughout the day to help maintain a calm and organized state. Occupational therapy provides skilled intervention to decrease a child’s need
Motherhood is a handful, so make sure your hands are up to the task! In an article for The Layers Project Magazine, Allison Cohen (MSOTR/L, CHT), Paramus Occupational Therapy (OT) Clinical Director, discusses risk factors and considerations for pregnant and postpartum women with hand, wrist, and arm pain. [READ FULL ARTICLE HERE]
Written By: Ken Bordfeld, PT , Clinical Director, SportsCare Eatontown Instability is a common cause of shoulder pain and disability, especially among young, athletic individuals. The stability of any joint is dependent on many factors, such as the shape and congruence of the joint surfaces, the soft tissue “capsule” that surrounds the joint, and the surrounding musculature. Most instability problems occur when the joint capsule
SportsCare Physical Therapy was recently named one of New Jersey’s Top 98 Therapeutics Companies and Startups by BestStartup.us! What a great honor! Check out what they wrote about us here.
Written By: Jen Palaia, Regional Director Being short on time is always an issue for so many of us… If we only have 30 minutes to workout, most people will jump right into their workout routines without a proper warmup. What most people don’t realize is not warming up properly can put yourself at risk
Randolph, NJ – Today, SportsCare Arena presented by Summit Health held a Grand Re-Opening event, celebrating the new naming sponsorship with Summit Health for the arena, and the new SportsCare Physical Therapy location opening in the main lobby of the arena. Another announcement shared at the event was the new presenting sponsorship by Summit Health,
Written By: Matthew Burns PT, DPT – SportsCare Chatham Clinical Director At SportsCare, we treat people of all ages and activity levels, including a lot of weekend warriors and active exercisers. One of our favorite populations to treat is that of the tennis, pickle and paddle ball variety. We’re here to talk a little about
What Is Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis, or “porous bone”, is a common bone disease characterized by low bone mass density (thickness of the bone), decreased bone strength, and a change (deterioration) in the bone structure and tissue, which can lead to an increased risk of fracture. The normal bone structure becomes thinned out, brittle, and porous, lessening the ability of the bone to withstand
Hello, everyone. This is Ron Lombardi, CEO of SportsCare Physical Therapy, and owner of Mr. Amore Stables and Firenze Fire. A lot of you have been wondering when Firenze Fire would run again following “The Big Bite” in the Forego, when he savaged Yaupon on August 28, 2021, up in Saratoga. With that bite, Firenze Fire became the most famous horse in the world, blowing
Written By: SportsCare Mountain Lakes Some signs and symptoms of a concussion for adolescents are dizziness, memory loss, headaches, fatigue, and sensitivity to light. Nausea, mood changes, and blurry vision are also signs of a concussion. If you suspect a child has a concussion and it is sports related, do not let them keep playing.
Written By: Adam Gresh, DPT, Clinical Director of SportsCare Mountain Lakes Running in the heat can be a dangerous task that can cause things like nausea, dizziness, muscle cramps, and sweating more than normal, which are symptoms of heat exhaustion. In this article, I offer some tips to combat heat exhaustion and safely prepare for